News bites: Silver's slide

Silver prices suffered their biggest drop in decades Tuesday, as investors began to sell off the precious metal.

Federal regulators charged with implementing Wall Street reform are still smarting from paltry pre-crisis budgets.

Fedearl investigators are reviewing claims from a recent Senate report that Goldman Sachs misled clients in the buildup to the financial crisis.

General Motors is expected on Thursday to report its best first quarter in over a decade, according to analysts.

Employers reported fewer planned layoffs in April, dropping firings to the lowest level of the year.